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Jallikattu held in Madurai, 36 bull tamers injured

Thirty-six people were injured, one of them seriously, in a Jallikattu event held at Avanipuram in Madurai district amid high security on Sunday in which more than 900 bulls were used, police......

PIX: Madurai village all set for a 'tamed' Jallikattu

Villages in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district are geared up to host Jallikattu, the controversial bull taming game, with many strict restrictions put in place following a Supreme Court order. A Ganesh......

Brinda Karat visits riot-hit TN village amid drama

Amid high drama, Communist Party of India-Marxist politburo member Brinda Karat today visited a village in Madurai district, hit by caste clashes last year, after initially being refused permission......

'We'll let loose 300 bulls. What'll the cops do?'

A day before the Tamil harvest festival Pongal, Alanganallur village, 18 km from Madurai district, is abuzz with festive anticipation.A huge mandap greets you in the village centre. At least a......

Rural TN protests against bull fight ban

Hundreds of villagers in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu continued their fast for the second day on Monday, in protest against Supreme Court's ban on Jallikattu, the traditional bull fight, during......

Nilekani's start-up Drishti offers affordable eye care

Backed by Nandan Nilekani and impact fund Lok Capital, Drishti, an affordable eye care chain has lit up the lives of scores of people in rural areas, finds Nirmalya Behera. IMAGE: Dristi’s......

Hayden offers worship at Madurai shrine

IMAGE: Former Australian captain Matthew Hayden. Photograph: Twitter. Former Australian cricketer Matthew Hayden visited the Meenakshi temple in Madurai on Tuesday. As part of a day's visit to......

Umpire Ward stable after blow to head during Ranji match

Australian umpire John Ward is stable after sustaining a blow to the head while officiating in India's Ranji Trophy on Tuesday. Ward was struck in the head in the 48th over from a full-blooded shot......
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List of Ministers

Chennai: The Raj Bhavan on Thursday released the names of Ministers in the new Edappadi K Palaniswami Cabinet. Palanisami had submitted a letter to... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/tamil-nadu-cabinet-list-of-ministers-news-national-rcqroagccjahe.html
Panel inspects jallikattu protest site in Coimbatore

The one-man commission appointed by the Tamil Nadu government to probe the circumstances leading to violent incidents here following the agitation... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/panel-inspects-jallikattu-protest-site-in-coimbatore-117021600514_1.html
Police book Sasikala, Palaniswamy for alleged detention of AIADMK MLAs

Police today booked AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala and its Legislature Party Leader Edappadi K Palaniswamy in connection with the alleged... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/596531/police-book-sasikala-palaniswamy-alleged.html
Moderate rain in Tirunelveli dist; dam levels rise

After several weeks of scorching summer, this district experienced moderate rain today, bringing down the temperature to tolerable levels. PWD... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/moderate-rain-in-tirunelveli-dist-dam-levels-rise-117021400627_1.html
The Do-gooders

May 31, 1893 is unargu­ab­ly a histo­ric day. On th­is date, two great Indians and visionaries — Swami Vivekananda and Jamsetji Tata —... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/news/do-gooders-087

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